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Posted on: September 25, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Fatal Traffic Collision



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Fatal Traffic Collision
Station Area:Indian Wells
Written Date:September 25, 2021Time:10:45 AM
Incident Date:September 25, 2021Time:5:16 AM
Incident Location:Hwy 111 and Desert Horizons Drive, Indian Wells
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Michael Gaunt
File Number(s):J212680005


On Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 5:16 AM, deputies responded to a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian, major injury traffic collision, on Hwy 111 near the intersection of Desert Horizons Drive, Indian Wells. When deputies and Cal Fire arrived on scene, they located an adult male pedestrian that was not responsive as a result of the traffic collision. Cal Fire pronounced the pedestrian deceased at the scene. The identity of the decedent is pending verification from the Coroner’s Bureau. The driver, and only occupant of the vehicle was not injured. At this time, it does not appear that speed, alcohol, or drugs were a factor in the traffic collision.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Palm Desert Station Traffic Services Team at 760-836-1600.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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